With the holidays fast approaching and the end of another year, we are taking in the opportunity to look back at what most captured the interest of our meeting planners. Here are our top articles, infographics, and interviews that had planners reading in 2016.
Our top post of the year involves understanding the differences between Convention & Visitors Bureaus, Destination Marketing Organizations, and Destination Marketing Companies. This helpful infographic explains it all, as well as how each of these partners help meeting planners throughout the meeting process.
When considering what destination to hold a meeting in, the possibilities are endless. There are just about every type and size, from major convention cities to smaller, boutique sized destinations. Some planners may say they can only hold meetings in a 1st tier destination, or that a particular destination may be considered a 3rd tier destination. But what does that mean and how can it help during the planning process? This article helps to decipher the differentiation of destination tiers, as well as explain the benefits and limitations of each.
Post event reports are an important tool for meeting planners. The purpose of a post-event report is to provide key information and observations relating to the meeting as well as recommendations for future improvements. But what should be included in the Post Event Report (PER)? This helpful article details all the information that a complete PER should include.
It’s not enough to just pick a destination and hope attendees come. Meeting planners have to be strategic about what destination will not only meet their budget, but also appeal to their specific attendee demographic. This helpful checklist outlines the 10 things meeting planners should consider when deciding on a destination for their next meeting.
It seems many of you could relate to the site inspection often being less than perfect! This webinar recording is a bit tongue in cheek as we look at the common pitfalls and 10 stupid things we do to mess up our site inspections. Meeting planners will learn how to take control of their site inspection, avoid the 10 stupid things that routinely happen, and which partners to bring together for maximum results.
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